Translation of "cover" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb [ T ] uk us /ˈkʌvər/

A2 to put something over something else, in order to protect or hide it

örtmek, kapamak, gizlemek
They covered him with a blanket.
He covered his face with his hands.
→ Opposite uncover

B1 to form a layer on the surface of something

(tabaka) kaplamak,
Snow covered the trees.
My legs were covered in/with mud.

B2 to travel a particular distance

(mesafe) yol almak, katetmek, belli bir mesafede seyahat etmek
We covered 700 kilometres in four days.

B2 to be a particular size or area

(alan) kapsamak
The town covers an area of 10 square miles.

B1 to include or deal with a subject or piece of information

içermek, kapsamak
The book covers European history from 1789-1914.

B2 to report on an event for a newspaper, television programme, etc

anlatmak, haber/bilgi vermek (tv, gazete), ropörtaj yapmak
Dave was asked to cover the Olympics.

to be enough money to pay for something

(para) ödemek, karşılamak, ödemeye yetmek
£100 should cover the cost of the repairs.

to provide financial protection if something bad happens

(mali koruma) karşılamak, masraflarını ödemek, kapsamak, yetmek
travel insurance that covers accident and injury
→ See also touch/cover all the bases

(Translation of “cover verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)